Tottenham’s 2-0 victory over Burnley was to be a litmus test of sorts for the club, and the result proved to give much more than just three points.
Tottenham had an uphill task at their hands as Burnley’s stellar home record against top-flight clubs had left many Spurs fans wary of the result.
Goals from Eric Dier and Son Heung-min helped Spurs beat a stubborn Burnley side and overturn all apprehensions of playing in the home side’s impregnable fortress.
The cherry on the top for Tottenham, though, was Chelsea’s shocking 1-2 home defeat at the hands of a stunning Crystal Palace performance, which has effectively gifted a ray of hope for rivals.
Chelsea’s slip brought Tottenham within seven points of the table leaders, and for Spurs fans, the Argentine’s post match comments about the remainder of the season would especially fill the Spurs faithful with confidence of achieving the impossible.
Pochettino spoke the is team’s chances of winning the title, a subject he hadn’t touched upon till now. Check out what Pochettino had to say about the win –
Pochettino: "This win is massive for us – we have to be there if Chelsea fail and we are there. We are fighting for the Premier League."
— Hotspur Related (@HotspurRelated) April 1, 2017